Portugal - The Alentejo (PDF Chapter)

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Go to be bewitched. Portugal’s largest region, covering a third of the country, truly captivates. Think dry, golden plains, rolling hillsides and lime-green vines. A rugged coastline, traditional whitewashed villages, marble towns and majestic medieval cities.

  • sample the history, culture and cuisine of the historically rich Unesco World Heritage–listed Évora
  • maps
  • gaze out over the countryside from Marvão, one of the Alentejo’s most enchanting hilltop fortress villages
  • transport
  • admire the view over the sea cliffs along Rota Vicentina, one of Portugal’s most captivating multiday treks
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Alto Alentejo, Évora & Around, Reguengos de Monsaraz, Monsaraz, Estremoz, Vila Viçosa, Elvas, Portalegre, Castelo de Vide, Marvão, Baixo Alentejo, Beja, Mértola, Castro Verde, Serpa, Moura, Coastal Alentejo, Vila Nova de Milfontes, Zambujeira Do Mar and Porto Côvo.

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